Open Banking: The New Seedbed for Financials


As Australia embarks on implementing the open banking regime paving way for more competition in the financial industry, this is possibly an uncomfortable time for incumbent big banks. Technology companies and Fintechs can potentially erode the profitability off low hanging fruits from banks.

And when banks are regulated to disclose and share customer data, can they charge for this? Who owns the data? Where is the balance of privacy, customer protection and open access? Will PSD2 and Europe’s experience in open banking be the model for Oceania as well?

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News on open banking:

EuropeanPaymentCouncil: Update on UK Open Banking

AFR: Open banking review wants to facilitate new data industry

ZDNet:  Australian banks and fintechs weigh in on open banking regime

SMH: Banks want to charge for handing over customer data